Contractors are responsible for designing, building, and renovating homes or other structures. It is vital to work with the contractor as a team. In the video, a contractor provides invaluable assistance and expertise to a project manager.
You will have issues if your contractor is not managing expectations, no matter their skill set. Working with such a contractor will lead to increased costs, lack of progress on your project, and not meeting deadlines. There are several ways to make sure that your contractor is managing expectations and you are managing the contractor’s expectations.
One is by being clear about who is responsible for what. Working with your contractor will help you know each party’s role and set a plan together. As you work with the contractor, be clear about the project’s scope. The scope is the most important goal for you in terms of completing tasks and minimizing costs. You should clearly state the scope of work at the start of your project.
With this, everyone knows what is ahead. It is essential to maintain a personal relationship with your contractor. The bond will be the most crucial factor in determining who is at fault in a dispute. By aligning your expectations with the contractor’s and keeping track of the accomplishments in terms of your project goals, you will be on the path to success.